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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Today, 17:27
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Posted By l_raty
To be complete, a French translation was also...

To be complete, a French translation was also published a few years later: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41096567
(Both depart from the original in that they are limited to the ornithological...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 16:36
Replies: 176
Views: 49,705
Posted By l_raty
The name is available from there. (Although some...

The name is available from there. (Although some authors, like Mathews, have in the past treated all the names introduced in a similar way by Reichenbach as unidentifiable.) I just always feel it is...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 15:33
Replies: 176
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Posted By l_raty
https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/47618541 (Not...

https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/47618541
(Not sure this can be called a "protologue", though.)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 14:36
Replies: 91
Views: 32,220
Posted By l_raty
Geobates Sw. 1837

I have:
Name : Geobates
Authority : Swainson
Year : 1837
OD ref : Swainson W. 1837. On the natural history and classification of birds. Vol. II. In: Lardner D [ed]. The cabinet cyclopaedia....
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Today, 13:31
Replies: 358
Views: 14,368
Posted By l_raty
If so : Софья Александровна Северцова [alt....

If so : Софья Александровна Северцова [alt. Сѣверцова; Sofya Aleksandrovna Severtsova], born Полторацкая [Poltoratskaya], 1832-1921.
[Here (https://books.google.be/books?id=1iYtDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA26)],...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 12:09
Replies: 176
Views: 49,705
Posted By l_raty
Assuming you searched on the title as given in...

Assuming you searched on the title as given in your post #169, you used a partly "modernized" version for some of the words, which may be the explanation...?
The original has: "Verzeichniss" (a...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Today, 09:48
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By l_raty
BUT... When Livr. 83-86 were announced in Feb...

BUT...
When Livr. 83-86 were announced in Feb 1830 by William Jardine, in Edinburgh J. Nat. Geogr. Sci., n. ser., 3: 131-134, he wrote of plates 491-492: "The description deferred."...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 22:54
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By l_raty
FWIW as well... The diaeresis seems unnecessary...

FWIW as well...

The diaeresis seems unnecessary in French, because it wouldn't affect the pronunciation of the name ('u' following 'h' is never mute, and 'ue' is not a diphthong; thus the two...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 16:40
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By l_raty
The text is on the back of a page which has...

The text is on the back of a page which has "Recueil d'Oiseaux, 83e livraison." printed in the footer. (And "Feb., 1830" added in pencil.)
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 13:09
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By l_raty
I doubt the death record is his. Temminck...

I doubt the death record is his. Temminck (https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35465070) wrote :

("It's to your memory, worthy and estimable friend, that we dedicate one of the fine productions of...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 5th December 2019, 15:28
Replies: 176
Views: 49,705
Posted By l_raty
http://beeld.teylersmuseum.nl/Digital_Library/Emag...

http://beeld.teylersmuseum.nl/Digital_Library/Emags/139h_29/
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 4th December 2019, 22:13
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By l_raty
Zosterops simplex erwini ? (See, i.a.,...

Zosterops simplex erwini ?
(See, i.a., https://doi.org/10.25226/bboc.v137i2.2017.a12 )
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 1st December 2019, 20:43
Replies: 218
Views: 25,490
Posted By l_raty
= syn. Anser caerulescens, ex "Blue-winged Goose"...

= syn. Anser caerulescens, ex "Blue-winged Goose" of George Edwards 1750 https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50196341
(Brown used the same English name + his plate...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 1st December 2019, 10:03
Replies: 218
Views: 25,490
Posted By l_raty
There is more. Larus tetradactylus (syn. Rissa...

There is more.

Larus tetradactylus (syn. Rissa tridactyla pollicaris ?) -- the plate clearly shows a hind toe, so I doubt this is a mere error; the hind toe is generally less reduced in pollicaris...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 26th November 2019, 17:57
Replies: 22
Views: 3,528
Posted By l_raty
The name is arguably available (i.e., not nude),...

The name is arguably available (i.e., not nude), because it was published with "a bibliographic reference to a previously published description or definition" of the taxon that it denotes.

McCoy's...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 25th November 2019, 21:53
Replies: 41
Views: 2,204
Posted By l_raty
If you mean their Fig. 4 (the one where the two...

If you mean their Fig. 4 (the one where the two species are indeed mixed), this was nuclear, not mtDNA. And, indeed, the relationships within the acuflavidus/elegans clade are not well resolved at...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 25th November 2019, 18:45
Replies: 41
Views: 2,204
Posted By l_raty
I understood this -- but if your focus clade...

I understood this -- but if your focus clade includes a mixture of populations with orange- and black-billed birds, and if its sister clade is made of orange billed-birds, parcimony will generally...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 25th November 2019, 14:26
Replies: 358
Views: 14,368
Posted By l_raty
Obviously, a lot of things were mixed up by...

Obviously, a lot of things were mixed up by Bonaparte 1850... -

The diagnosis (= "like the previous one, green and scaled below; but smaller and with a yellow ear patch") is compatible with Ixos...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 25th November 2019, 13:59
Replies: 41
Views: 2,204
Posted By l_raty
https://www.birdforum.net/showpost.php?p=1333090&p...

https://www.birdforum.net/showpost.php?p=1333090&postcount=6
;)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 25th November 2019, 11:19
Replies: 41
Views: 2,204
Posted By l_raty
Beware that half a million years is Cabot's vs....

Beware that half a million years is Cabot's vs. Elegant. Not Cabot's vs. Sandwich -- this would be closer to 3 millions.


Given how widespread orange/yellow bills are in Thalasseus terns, and the...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 24th November 2019, 19:27
Replies: 358
Views: 14,368
Posted By l_raty
Wondering if he wasn't actually using 'tympanum'...

Wondering if he wasn't actually using 'tympanum' in the modern (anatomical) sense (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tympanum_(anatomy))...?
(Cf. "aan de zijden van het achterhoofd staat eene lichtgele...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 24th November 2019, 17:17
Replies: 218
Views: 25,490
Posted By l_raty
In [this...

In [this (https://gosfordorchidsociety.webs.com/My%20files/BOOKP-Z.pdf)], which is a part of a 'book' explaining terms related to orchids (see [here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 23rd November 2019, 10:30
Replies: 218
Views: 25,490
Posted By l_raty
Vice versa. Segel...

Vice versa.
Segel (http://woerterbuchnetz.de/cgi-bin/WBNetz/wbgui_py?sigle=DWB&mode=Vernetzung&lemid=GS24573#XGS24573) is a sail, Fittich...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 19th November 2019, 14:01
Replies: 218
Views: 25,490
Posted By l_raty
Stelidopterus Gloger 1841

Name : Stelidopterus
Authority : Gloger
Year : 1841
OD ref : Gloger CWL. 1842. Gemeinnütziges Hand- und Hilfsbuch der Naturgeschichte. Für gebildete Leser aller Stände, besonders für die reifere...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 13th November 2019, 19:33
Replies: 67
Views: 3,404
Posted By l_raty
'Née' is French for 'born' in the feminine --...

'Née' is French for 'born' in the feminine -- 'nacida' in Spanish. But indeed, often used unmodified in English to indicate the name that a married woman bore at birth.
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